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Tag: Teaching

Update: Digital Support Fund

The autumn term saw many of our students return to campus. However, due to the ongoing pandemic, teaching was delivered as a blend of face-to-face and online learning with students heavily reliant on access to a laptop...

Climate In The Classroom

The provision of training to empower teachers to effectively incorporate climate change within their lessons, and a national library of quality assured teaching resources, are part of the University’s Climate Education...

The Indisputable Truth

Reading graduate and meteorologist, Karl Shepherdson, offers a blunt yet hopeful view on the changing climate – and stresses that climate education is the first step on the journey to combat climate change. When Karl...

Overcoming Obstacles

With the Paralympics underway, CONNECTED speaks to Reading graduate, Jamie Gane, to learn about his journey to become an adaptive athlete and motivational speaker, and find out what the Paralympics means to him. When he...

Learning From Adversity

Dr Blerta Mustafa – who studied her PhD in English and applied linguistics at Reading – is committed to using her personal experience to inform and inspire future generations. Her latest project offers her students the...

Climate Education Summit

Climate change is the defining crisis of our generation and it will be the lived reality for generations to come. Yet many people still don’t understand the issue, or feel able to respond to it adequately, including...

A Lifetime’s Dedication

Reading graduate and Cruse Bereavement Care volunteer, Peter Norman, shares with CONNECTED his admiration for how the charity has supported people during the pandemic – at a time when their services are needed now more...

Working On The Frontline

Reading graduate, Sam Warrior, shares with CONNECTED what life as a Physician Associate at the Royal Berkshire Hospital has been like during the COVID-19 pandemic. Sam currently works as a Physician Associate (PA) in...

The Next Big Thing

When aspiring artist, Tanya Harrison, discovered she was set for her first significant brush with fame, the Reading graduate wanted her former tutors to be the first to know of her breakthrough. Tanya, who studied...

Teaching Through COVID-19

CONNECTED talks to Sherine Ahmed – a primary school teacher – about the highs and lows of teaching during a global pandemic, and how proud she is to be part of the team of key workers keeping children educated. Sherine...